UCSI UNIVERSITY B.ENG.

(HONS) IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING COURSE OUTLINE
Rev: 2012-11-29

Subject name Subject code Statu C!ed"t #ou! Seme te!$Yea! %!e&!e'u" "te Teac#"n( met#od A e ment

Power Electronics EE404 Major 4 ¼ Electrical Machines Lecture & lab Mid-Term Assi nments Laborator! #inal E$am

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The course has &our assessment com'onents as described abo(e) Mid-Term: Mid-Term will be conducted on around wee* + o& the semester) The midterm e$am will consist o& , to - .uestions) The duration o& the e$am will be a''ro$imatel! " to "/ hour) Assignments: There will be " to2 ta*e-home or in-class assi nments i(en throu hout the semester 0or " multi'le-'art assi nment i(en1) The assi nment0s1 will &ocus on the (arious learnin outcomes) Laboratory2 There will be laborator! sessions) Attendance is com'ulsor!) #ailure to com'lete all Laborator! sessions ma! result in the &ailure o& the subject) Final Exam: The #inal E$am will consist o& - .uestions) 3tudents must answer % o& the .uestions) The duration o& the e$am will be , hours) %0% rulin 2 A''licable 3u''lementar! e$am2 A''licable 0on the &inal e$am onl!1 En r) 4ar*ishen 3in h This unit aims to2 ") 5ntroduce student to 'ower switchin de(ices characteristics and 'rinci'le o& o'eration) 2) 5ntroduce student to a''lications o& A6 and 76 6on(erter circuits in motor control) ,) 7e(elo' *nowled e8 understandin and awareness o& im'ortant issues related to desi n o& 'ower electronic circuits) 9'on com'letion o& this module8 the student will be able to2 ") Anal!:in & di&&erentiatin the characteristics and switchin wa(e&orms o& analo ue de(ices such as th!ristor8 ;<Ts & M=3#ET 2) 7esi n & anal!:e di&&erent t!'es o& s!stem 'rotection circuit &or 'ower de(ices such as snubber circuits ,) 7esi n & anal!:in the t!'es o& 76-76 6on(erters) A''l!in P35M so&tware to anal!:e the con(erters both hardware & throu h simulation to (iew the a''lication o& the con(erters) 4) 7esi n & anal!:e the di&&erent t!'es o& 5n(erters) A''l!in P35M so&tware to anal!:e the a''lication o& P>M in desi nin the dri(er circuit &or 76-76 con(erters) %) 5denti&! & anal!:e the di&&erent t!'es o& A6 & 76 motor dri(es)

Lectu!e! Object")e

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uc*8 .) 4) %) -) D) A6 6ontroller Th!ristor 3tud! o& the turn =F and turn =## characteristics o& a i(en M=3#ET and Th!ristor usin MATLA. 6L=4 6L=% I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I Page 2 of 4 .rid e 6ircuit with (arious loads 2 2 2 . Phase #ull! 6ontrolled Th!ristor Eecti&ier 03imulation1 7esi n o& an E6 3nubber &or .1 0.oost8 . %o.uc* 6on(erter 7esi n a 3in le Phase #ull .uare8 Auasi-s.uare and P>M switchin techni.G35M9L5FH .ues) Three 'hase in(erters2 "20 & "B0 mode o& conduction) 6!clocon(erters A''lications o& A6 6ho''er2 motor control Lectu!e "4 Lab B 0Lab C "8 28 .<T8 M=3#ET and 5?.rid e 5n(erter with EL6 loads 7esi n a #ull! 6ontrolled Two Pulse .S*++abu . D A e ment $ CLO 8at!"5 A e ment 9 CLO Assi nments Mid-Term Laborator! #inal E$am 6L= " 6L=2 6L=. "4 "0 0Lab C -8 D1 Tota+ #ou! Te5tboo6 Re7e!ence Lab e "on ("7 an*) 30 04 P=>EE ELE6TE=F5638 b! Eashid M)4)) Prentice 4all P=>EE ELE6TE=F5632 6=F@EETEE38 APPL56AT5=F3 AF7 7E35?F8 b! Mohan) <ohn >ile! & 3ons T"t+e Hou! ") 2) .e! Sem"conducto! /e)"ce Th!ristor8 Power . Contact #ou! -.oost con&i uration & o'eratin 'rinci'les) A''lications o& 76 cho''er2 motor control8 3MP38 4@76 AC C#o11e! A6 @olta e 6on(erters2 3.uc* 6on(erter 03imulation1 7esi n a ..T 'ower de(ice switchin characteristics) 6once't o& 3a&e ='eratin Area) Protection and dri(er con&i urations &or di&&erent 'ower de(ices) 3witchin losses and a''ro'riate use o& snubber circuits) /C C#o11e! .uc*. "4 "0 0Lab C 48 %1 2.

CLO$%LO 8at!"5 %LO%LO0 %LO2 %LO3 %LO: %LO.ues8 resources8 and modern en ineerin and 5T tools8 includin 'rediction and modellin 8 to com'le$ en ineerin acti(ities8 with an understandin o& the limitations %LO.identi&!8 &ormulate8 research literature and anal!se com'le$ en ineerin 'roblems reachin substantiated conclusions usin &irst 'rinci'les o& mathematics8 natural sciences and en ineerin sciences %LO22 E$IGN% E&ELO!MENT OF $OL'TION$ .7emonstrate *nowled e and understandin o& en ineerin and mana ement 'rinci'les and a''l! these to oneJs own wor*8 as a member and leader in a team8 to mana e 'rojects and in multidisci'linar! en(ironments %LO42 T)E ENGINEER AN $O(IET# .9nderstand the im'act o& 'ro&essional en ineerin solutions in societal and en(ironmental conte$ts and demonstrate *nowled e o& and need &or sustainable de(elo'ment %LO->2 ET)I($ .A''l! reasonin in&ormed b! conte$tual *nowled e to assess societal8 health8 sa&et!8 le al and cultural issues and the conse.) Anal!:in & di&&erentiatin the characteristics and switchin wa(e&orms o& analo ue de(ices such as th!ristor8 .7esi n solutions &or com'le$ en ineerin 'roblems and desi n s!stems8 com'onents or 'rocesses that meet s'eci&ied needs with a''ro'riate consideration &or 'ublic health and sa&et!8 cultural8 societal8 and en(ironmental considerations %LO32 IN&E$TIGATION .2 (OMM'NI(ATION .6ommunicate e&&ecti(el! on com'le$ en ineerin acti(ities with the en ineerin communit! and with societ! at lar e8 such as bein able to com'rehend and write e&&ecti(e re'orts and desi n documentation8 ma*e e&&ecti(e 'resentations8 and i(e and recei(e clear instructions %LO<2 IN I&I 'AL AN TEAMWORK .6reate8 select and a''l! a''ro'riate techni.Eeco nise the need &or8 and ha(e the 're'aration and abilit! to en a e in inde'endent and li&e-lon learnin in the broadest conte$t o& technolo ical chan e %LO-0? !RO*E(T MANAGEMENT + FINAN(E K 7emonstrate *nowled e and understandin o& en ineerin and mana ement 'rinci'les a''l! these to oneJs own wor*8 as a member and leader in a team8 to mana e 'rojects and in multidisci'linar! en(ironments Page 3 of 4 %LO-0 .uent res'onsibilities rele(ant to 'ro&essional en ineerin 'ractice %LO=2 EN&IRONMENT AN $'$TAINA"ILIT# . %LO< %LO4 %LO= %L-> %LO-- Cou! e Lea!n"n( Outcome (CLO) ") 2) .<Ts & M=3#ET 7esi n & anal!:e di&&erent t!'es o& s!stem 'rotection circuit &or 'ower de(ices such as snubber circuits 7esi n & anal!:in the t!'es o& 76-76 6on(erters) A''l!in P35M so&tware to anal!:e the con(erters both hardware & throu h simulation to (iew the a''lication o& the con(erters) 7esi n & anal!:e the di&&erent t!'es o& 5n(erters) A''l!in P35M so&tware to anal!:e the a''lication o& P>M in desi nin the dri(er circuit &or 76-76 con(erters) 5denti&! & anal!:e the di&&erent t!'es o& A6 & 76 motor dri(es) I I I 4) %) I I %!o(!amme Lea!n"n( Outcome (%LO) %LO-2 ENGINEERING KNOWLE GE .A''l! *nowled e o& mathematics8 science8 en ineerin &undamentals and an en ineerin s'eciali:ation to the solution o& com'le$ en ineerin 'roblems %LO02 !RO"LEM ANAL#$I$ .6onduct in(esti ations o& com'le$ 'roblems usin research-based *nowled e and research methods includin desi n o& e$'eriments8 anal!sis and inter'retation o& data8 and s!nthesis o& in&ormation to 'ro(ide (alid conclusions %LO:2 MO ERN TOOL '$AGE .A''l! ethical 'rinci'les and commit to 'ro&essional ethics and res'onsibilities and norms o& en ineerin 'ractice %LO--? LIFE-LONG LEARNING .

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